Papers presented at a conference funded by the Spencer Foundation and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Includes bibliographical references
Schweigen! die Kinder! or, Does postmodern history have a place in the schools? / Peter Seixas -- Is it possible to teach beliefs as well as knowledge about history? / James V. Wertsch -- Teaching and learning history in Canada / Desmond Morton -- Dilemmas and delights of learning history / David Lowenthal -- The Caliph's coin: the currency of narrative frameworks in history teaching / Denis Shemilt -- The "convergence" paradigm in studying Early American history in the schools / Gary B. Nash -- Constructing world history in the classroom / Ross E. Dunn -- The educational backgrounds of history teachers / Diane Ravitch -- A catwalk across the great divide: redesigning the history teaching methods course / G. Williamson McDiarmid and Peter Vinten-Johansen -- "What's this new crap? What's wrong with the old crap?": changing history teaching in Oakland, California / Shelly Weintraub -- Progression in historical understanding among students ages 7-14 / Peter Lee and Rosalyn Ashby -- Lessons on teaching and
learning in history from Paul's Pen / Gaea Leinhardt -- Methods and aims of teaching history in Europe: a report on youth and history / Bodo von Borries -- How Americans use and think about the past: implications from a national survey for the teaching of history / Roy Rosenzweig -- Articulating the silences: teachers' and adolescents' conceptions of historical significance / Linda S. Levstik -- Making historical sense / Sam Wineburg -- Into the breach: using research and theory to shape history instruction / Robert B. Bain -- Making connections: the interdisciplinary community of teaching and learning history / Christine Gutierrez -- A case study of developing historical understanding via instruction: the importance of integrating text components and constructing arguments / James F. Voss and Jennifer Wiley -- Historical understanding: beyond the past and into the present / Veronica Boix-Mansilla -- Getting specific about training in historical analysis: a case study in world history / Peter N. Stearns
-- The sourcer's apprentice: a tool for document-supported instruction / M. Anne Britt ... [et al.]